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Register today to unlock West Africa's economic potential through port optimisation and development! Only 30 seats remain!

Participating ports and terminal operators in 2017:

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority
Nigeria Ports Authority
Equatorial Guinea Ports Administration (APGE)
Sierra Leone Ports Authority
Port Autonome de Conakry
Port Autonome d'Abidjan

Prepare West Africa's ports, harbours and for the 4th industrial revolution There are less than 30 seats still available at West Africa's leading demand-driven ports development forum. Register now while space lasts for unprecedented access to coastal and hinterland stakeholders and proven, future-proofed solutions for West Africa's post-neo-panamax port requirements.

Our speakers will share real time projects success, leading practices, strategies and insights you can implement immediately to make sure you stay at the forefront of West Africa's maritime development. Some of the topics to be discussed include:

Strategic roadmap of West Africa's regional port development and a snapshot of current status of key ports in West Africa
Overcome inefficiencies in local customs processes through automation and single window implementation
Drive growth of the local blue economy through port efficiency, optimisation and cost control
Leverage regional port collaboration while remaining competitive

Meet the speakers

Paul Asare Ansah
Ag Director General
Ghana Ports and Harbour Authority
Hadiza Bala Usman
Managing Director
Nigerian Ports Authority
Michael Luguje
Port Management Association of West & Central Africa (PMAWCA)
Hon. Kwaku Ofori Asiamah
Ministry of Transport, Ghana
Hien Sie
Directeur Général
Port Autonome d'Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire

New in 2017! Port of Tema Site Visit

Thursday, 7 September 2017 from 9:00 to 14:00

There are still a few places left to visit the shipyard and dry dock, reefer terminal, devanning terminal, marine block, fishing harbour and expansion site at the Port of Tema.

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Hosted by:

Ghana Ports and Harbours Authority

Why Attend African Ports Evolution West Africa edition?

  • Save time by accessing leaders from over 6 West African ports authorities all under one roof
  • Increase port throughput and efficiency with real-time take-away benefits while you learn about the latest trends, technology and single window solutions and project developments in the region
  • Spark new commercial relationships and opportunities from facilitated business matchmaking connecting government and private sector
  • Influence policy and development while engaging with the region's top maritime leaders
  • Become a top partner and supplier for West Africa's maritime industries with insider access to the region's transport infrastructure development pipeline and post-neo-panamax port requirements

Who should attend?

This event will have a distinctly West-African audience allowing sponsors to meet ports authorities and decision-makers from across the region all under one roof.

  • Ports authorities
  • Terminal operators
  • Government agencies and ministries
  • Logistics
  • Freight forwarders
  • Shipping lines
  • Bulk exporters and users of ports
  • Finance and investment organisations
  • Research and development agencies
  • Industry associations
  • EPCs
  • Suppliers of products and services to the sector


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